Tag Archives: Parks

Jardin d’Acclimatation

Celebrating 150 years as a giant botanical garden, the Jardin d’Acclimatation remains a favorite playground for children and adults, as well a continuing exhibition of tours around the world.  Until May 16th, the Jardin d’Acclimatation is showcasing Russian culture, with a variety of exhibits, dance troupes, artist shops, and Share on Facebook
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Jardin des Tuileries

In the gardens that Catherine de Medici built, her son Louis XIV reigned, and his grandson, Louis XVI, with wife Marie Antoinette, sought refuge and were placed under house arrest, stand the most beautiful gardens in Paris, Jardin des Tuileries, located next to the Louvre and off the banks of the river Seine.  Designed by […]
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Jardin du Luxembourg

Most people have a few “must see” places in Paris — the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre — but Jardin du Luxembourg, the most beautiful large garden in Paris, is a must-see as well.   Plan to spend hours here — even just 2-3 for your kids to play at the park — walking, gazing, […]
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Jardin du Ranelagh

In one of the more fashionable parks in Paris, Jardin du Ranelagh offers a vast play area for children,  gymnasium, stationary trains, swings, a carousel, large grass areas to play football/soccer, badminton, tag, and even pony rides. In the chic 16th, it is close to some nice restaurants, and thus perfect after a Sunday brunch […]
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Champ de Mars

Under the gaze of the Eiffel Tower is a splendid park for children that most tourists miss, simply because they fail to go about half a mile towards L’Ecole Militaire.  So this remains a little exclusive haven for Parisians to enjoy. There are two main play areas for children at the park, one for little […]
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La Bonbonnière de Marie

Tucked away in a little playground in the Champs de Mars, under the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, is this charming little snack shop that serves pizza, salad, hot dogs (sometimes), drinks and coffee.  With its red-checkered tablecloths and outdoor seating only, it is best during in the warmer months of spring, summer or fall, […]
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